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Project by wcp posted 06-14-2017 04:49 PM 534 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife and I will be attending a wedding in a couple of weeks of a good friends daughter and I turned a segmented salad set for the bride. Made it from Alder and Walnut wood, my only regret is not having maple in the place of the alder.

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doubleDD

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#1 posted 06-14-2017 07:39 PM

Beautiful set of bowls. They will make an excellent gift.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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peteg

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#2 posted 06-14-2017 07:58 PM

Lovely gift, I’m sure it will mean a lot to the young couple knowing it has been made especially for their big day.
well done
pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#3 posted 06-14-2017 10:46 PM

Very beautiful set. The newlyweds should love them!!

the alder looks great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 06-15-2017 02:12 AM

Nice work… I’m sure this gift will be well appreciated.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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wcp

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#5 posted 06-15-2017 02:19 AM

Thanks for the kind comments guys.

wcp

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#6 posted 06-15-2017 12:04 PM

What a great wedding gift, Beautiful salad bowl set!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 06-16-2017 07:33 PM

really like the gift. I have got to try this segment turning. Where can I learn to make the rings, and build process?

-- Petey

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wcp

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#8 posted 06-18-2017 02:24 AM

Pete
Sorry for the delay in answering, I’ve been away from home all day. So to learn segmented turning, youtube is your friend. My large bowl is made after a gentleman from Canada by the name Wallace Currie, he had 2 video’s on his style of bowls. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCZLMD3OhsQ I made his version of a sled to cut the bottom ring for the large bowl. His sled requires a lot of trial and error to get it to work, so be pre-warned.

I made the wedgie sled that works really good and my first ring I cut using the sled and a 30-60 plastic angle from the hobby store worked perfect. I’ve made other angles myself but requires trial and error to get the angle correct. Here is the web page for building the sled. http://segeasy.com/wedgies.htm Search on youtube for Segmentology for videos on making and using the sled.

Hope this helps.

wcp

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